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2013-10-02 12:24:16

Over the past few decades, crop breeders have increasingly relied on the wild and weedy relatives of domesticated crops as new sources of disease resistance, drought tolerance, and other traits.

2013-09-09 11:36:53

A somber picture of the struggle against super-weeds emerged here today as scientists described the relentless spread of herbicide-resistant menaces like pigweed and horseweed that shrug off powerful herbicides and have forced farmers in some areas to return to the hand-held hoes that were a mainstay of weed control a century ago.

2013-09-06 23:01:39

310-Unit Franchise System to Utilize Selection Management Platform Chicago, Ill (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Hireology,

2013-08-21 23:18:42

The journal Weed Technology discusses the harvest weed seed control system in order to reduce the levels of weed populations.

2013-07-29 23:03:09

Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America say Ludwigia can overwhelm native plants, degrade water quality, increase flood risk and reduce the available habitat for water birds and fish.

2013-06-26 20:42:26

Contrary to popular belief, crabgrass does not thrive in lawns, gardens and farm fields by simply crowding out other plants.

2013-06-24 23:17:44

Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) are among those participating in the Aquatic Plant Management Society's annual meeting. Lawrence,

Ailanthus Tree's Invasive Species Status Offers Lesson In Human Interaction
2013-06-24 16:37:04

An exotic tree species that changed from prized possession to forest management nightmare serves as a lesson in the unpredictability of non-native species mixing with human interactions, according to researchers.

2013-05-28 23:19:27

University faculty and local educators translate the latest research into best practices that are benefiting communities nationwide, say experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA).


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